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Texas A&M at Qatar mentors Team Qatar for FIRST Global challenge

Published Sep 27, 2023

Twenty high school students from eleven different schools across Qatar are undergoing rigorous training sessions at Texas A&M University at Qatar, a Qatar Foundation partner university, as they prepare to represent Qatar at the FIRST Global challenge to be held in Singapore.

The FIRST Global Challenge is an Olympics-style, international robotics competition that takes place in a different country each year. STEM experts from Texas A&M at Qatar are mentoring the Team Qatar is part of the STEM Hub Robotics Club (SHRC) that work at the STEM Hub at Texas A&M at Qatar, a joint initiative between Qatar National Research Fund and the university.

The students have been working for the past three months in preparation for the competition to build, program, and test their robots in addition to documenting their journey and learning the engineering behind the process.

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